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Sourcing Manager - Food Commodities

Job Title: Sourcing Manager - Food Commodities
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Highly Competitive
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91668
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 28, 2013 16:56

Job Description

This leading FMCG business due to continued growth has opportunity for an innovative Sourcing Manager to join and lead a growing commodity division on a global scale. This is a key appointment that will play a pivotal role in the companies’ international sourcing strategy to deliver the business plan. Our client has exceedingly high standards and values their principles and is looking for a commercially astute individual who has the following experience: Relevant Experience: * Proven strategic buying / sourcing experience in a commercial environment with a passion for sustainable sourcing. * Category management across a European or Global scale. * Developing the team and looking to continue their personal standing & development. * Experience and knowledge of international commodities or packaging materials. * Strategic thinking and entrepreneurial spirit with a key focus on developing long lasting supplier relationships. * Strong focus on performance and goal orientated. * A strong interest in the commodities and/or supply chain and logistics industries. If you have experience in one of the following it would be beneficial but not essential: packaging materials, rice, cocoa, coffee, sugar, oil, flour, wheat etc. This is a fantastic opportunity for truly commercial and passionate sourcing individual to play a strategic role within a fast growing team. In return you will receive a highly competitive salary and benefits package within a career focused environment. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.